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Nursing Research and Practice
Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 3254857, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/3254857
Research Article

The NPs Role of Assessing and Intervening with Older Adult Drivers

School of Nursing, University of North Carolina Wilmington, 601 S. College Rd., Office 2034A, Wilmington, NC 28403, USA

Received 19 July 2016; Accepted 3 October 2016

Academic Editor: Marja L. Kukkurainen

Copyright © 2016 Tamatha Arms. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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